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GLOSSARY

GLOSSARY
52 Week High The highest intra-day price during the preceding 52 weeks.
52 Week Low The lowest intra-day price during the preceding 52 weeks.
52 Week Price Percent Change The % change in the latest closing price of the stock vs. the closing price 52 weeks ago.
Accounts Payable A type of short-term obligation, accounts payable are simply bills from suppliers for goods or services purchased on credit. They must be paid within 12 months.
Accrued Expenses An expense that is incurred, but not yet paid for, during a given accounting period.
Additional Paid-In Capital Capital received from investors for stock, in excess of par value.
Asset Turnover This value is calculated as the Total Revenues for the trailing 12 months divided by the Average Total Assets. The Average Total Assets is defined as the Total Assets for the 5 most recent quarters divided by 5
Average Trading Volume (Last 10 Days) The average trading volume over the last 10 trading days.
Basic/Primary EPS Excluding Extraordinary Items The basic earnings per share excluding extraordinary items
Basic/Primary EPS Including Extraordinary Items The basic earnings per share including extraordinary items.
Book Value Per Share This is defined as the Common Shareholder's Equity divided by the Shares Outstanding at the end of the most recent fiscal quarter.
Capital Expenditures A payment, or the promise of a future payment for the purchase of long-lived assets.
Cash and Short Term Investments This represents cash and any investments with maturities of 1 year or less.
Common Stock, Total Securities representing equity ownership in a corporation, providing voting rights, and entitling the holder to a share of the company's success through dividends and/or capital appreciation. In the event of liquidation, common stock holders have rights to a company's assets only after bondholders, other debt holders, and preferred stock holders have been satisfied.
Cost of Revenue, Total Cost of Revenue, Total represents total operating expenses directly related to the goods sold and services provided.
Current Portion LT Debt/Capital Leases A current liability representing the portion of long term debt due within one year.
Current Ratio This is the ratio of Total Current Assets for the most recent quarter divided by Total Current Liabilities for the same period.
Debt to Equity Ratio This ratio is Total Debt for the most recent fiscal quarter divided by Total Shareholder Equity for the same period.
Deferred Income Tax A liability arising from the difference between regular accounting and tax accounting.
Depreciation/Depletion Expense allowance or a deduction because the resources are being depleted over time.
Diluted EPS Excluding Extraordinary Items The diluted earnings per share excluding extraordinary items.
Diluted EPS from Total Operations The earnings from total operations (continuing operations + discontinued operations) divided by the weighted average number of common shares outstanding. This excludes income from extraordinary gains/losses.
Diluted EPS from Continuing Operations The earnings from continuing operations reported by the company divided by the diluted weighted average number of common shares outstanding. This excludes income from discontinued operations and extraordinary gains/losses.
Diluted EPS Including Extraordinary Items The diluted earnings per share including extraordinary items.
Dividend Rate This value is the total of the expected dividend payments over the next 12 months. It is generally the most recent cash dividend paid or declared multiplied by the dividend payment frequency, plus any recurring extra dividends.
Financing Cash Flow Items Cash flow items generated from financing activities.
Foreign Exchange Effects Effects of foreign exchange on translation of cash flow items.
Goodwill, Net This typically is the result of a purchase of a company and is the excess of the purchase price over net assets. For example, suppose a company has a book value (assets minus liabilities) of $10 million, but is purchased for $100 million. The difference between the two -- $90 million -- is considered goodwill.
Gross Profit Gross Profit Gross Profit represents a measure of a company's operating performance. Gross Profit states the profits earned directly from a company's revenues and direct costs.
Gross Profit Margin This value measures the percent of revenue left after paying all direct production expenses. It is calculated as the trailing 12 months Total Revenue minus the trailing 12 months Cost of Goods Sold divided by the trailing 12 months Total Revenue and multiplied by 100.
Income Available To Common Shareholders Excluding Extraordinary Items The Net Income available for Common Stockholders equals the net income minus the preferred dividends paid.
Income Available To Common Shareholders Including Extraordinary Items The Net Income available for Common Stockholders, representing the income available to common stockholders, including extraordinary items.
Income from Continuing Operations This is income taken before the following: Preferred Dividends; Extraordinary Gains and Losses; Income from Cumulative Effects of Accounting Change; Non-Recurring Items; Income from Tax Loss Carryforward; Other Gains/Losses.
Income Tax - Total Annual tax levied by the Federal government, most states, and some local governments, on a corporation's net profit. Includes taxes immediately payable as well as additions to deferred taxes.

Institutions

The number of all reporting institutions that are holding shares of this stock.
Intangibles, Net Items such as goodwill, or patents, that are neither physical nor financial in nature. These have value, but that value often is difficult to determine.
Interest Income (Expense), Net Non-Operating Represents the sum of Interest Expense, Net Non-Operating and Interest/Investment Income, Non-Operating.
Inventory Turnover This value measures how quickly the Inventory is sold. It is defined as Cost of Goods Sold for the trailing twelve months divided by Average Inventory. Average Inventory is calculated by adding the inventory for the 5 most recent quarters and dividing by 5.
Issuance (Retirement) of Debt, Net Proceeds from company borrowing.
Issuance (Retirement) of Stock, Net Cash outflows from retirement of both common stock and preferred stock.
Leverage Ratio The fiscal year-end Total Assets divided by Total Stockholders Equity, as taken from the 10-K. For Canadian securities the Audited Annual Financial Statement is the primary source for this information. An Annual Report and Annual Information Form may also be used. Measures a firm's ability to raise money in the debt market.

Long Term

Investments of typically 5 years or more.
Market Cap (Total, All Common Classes) This is the company's market capitalization, which is the number of the company's shares outstanding multiplied by the share price. If a company has 10 million shares and the company's shares are selling for $10, the market cap is $100 million.
Net Cash - Beginning Balance Net cash at beginning of the business cycle.
Net Cash - Ending Balance Net cash at end of the business cycle.
Net Change in Cash Net change in cash and cash equivalents during the business cycle.
Net Income For a business, same as net profit.
Net Income After Taxes Income after the effect of taxes and any after-tax items, including minority interest and extraordinary items.
Net Income Before Extraordinary Items Net income before extraordinary items.
Net Income Before Taxes Income before the effect of taxes and any after-tax items, including minority interest and extraordinary items.
Net Profit Margin Also known as Return on Sales, this value is the Income After Taxes for the trailing 12 months divided by Total Revenue for the same period and is expressed as a percentage.
Non-Cash Items This is an item, such as depreciation, depletion, and amortization, that does not involve any cash outflow.
Notes Payable/Short Term Debt A current liability classification of notes or debts to be paid within the year.
Operating Income A measure of a company's earning power from ongoing operations, equal to earnings before deduction of interest payments and income taxes.
Other Current Liabilities, Total Liabilities not assigned to short-term debt, accounts payable or accrued expenses.
Other Investing Cash Flow Items, Total Cash inflows/outflows from investing activities other than capital expenditures.
Other Liabilities, Total Those liabilities not assigned to long-term debt or deferred income taxes.
Other Long Term Assets, Total All other long term assets not included in categories above.
Percent of Shares Outstanding Held By Institutions The percentage of common stock held by all reporting institutions on the corresponding Institutional Holdings Date.
Price to Book This is the Current Price divided by the latest quarterly Book Value Per Share.
Price To Cash Flow This is the Current Price divided by Cash Flow Per Share for the trailing 12 months. Cash Flow is defined as Income After Taxes minus Preferred Dividends and General Partner Distributions plus Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization.
Price To Earnings Calculated by dividing the current price by the sum of the diluted earnings per share from continuing operations before accounting changes and extraordinary basic items for each of the last four quarters.
Price To Revenue This is the Current Price divided by the Sales Per Share for the trailing 12 months. If there is a preliminary earnings announcement for a quarter that has recently ended, the revenue (sales) values from this announcement will be used in calculating the trailing twelve month revenue per share.
Property/Plant/Equipment, Net Assets of a company that are of a relatively permanent nature and are not intended for resale. The figure is stated as cost minus accumulated depreciation and amortization.
Quick Ratio Also known as the Acid Test Ratio, this ratio is defined as Cash plus Short Term Investments plus Accounts Receivable for the most recent fiscal quarter divided by the Total Current Liabilities for the same period.
Receivable Turnover This is the ratio of Total Revenue for the trailing 12 months divided by Average Accounts Receivables. Average Accounts Receivables is calculated by adding the Accounts Receivables for the 5 most recent quarters and dividing by 5.
Recent Price This is the Closing or Last Bid Price. It is also referred to as the Current Price. For NYSE, AMEX, and Nasdaq traded companies, the Price is the previous trade date's closing price. For companies traded on the National Quotation Bureau's "Pink Sheets", and OTC bulletin boards, it is the bid price obtained at the time the report is updated.
Retained Earnings (Accumulated Deficit) Earnings not paid out as dividends but instead reinvested in the core business or used to pay off debt.
Return on Assets This value is the Income After Taxes for the trailing 12 months divided by the Average Total Assets, expressed as a percentage. Average Total Assets is calculated by adding the Total Assets for the 5 most recent quarters and dividing by 5.
Return on Equity This value is the Income Available to Common Stockholders for the trailing 12 months divided by the Common Equity and is expressed as a percentage. Average Common Equity is calculated by adding the Common Equity for the 5 most recent quarters and dividing by 5.
Return on Invested Capital This value is the trailing 12 month Income after taxes divided by the average total long term debt, other long term liabilities and shareholders equity, and expressed as a percentage.
Revenue This is the sum of all revenue (sales) reported for all operating divisions.
Selling/General/Administrative Expenses, Total Income statement item which combines salaries, commissions, and travel expenses for executives and salespeople, advertising costs, and payroll expenses.
Shares Outstanding (Total, All Classes) This is the number of shares outstanding at the end of a fiscal period as reported in the Balance Sheet. This is the number of shares issued minus the shares held in Treasury.
Shares Outstanding Average, latest FYE Average number of diluted weighted average shares outstanding for the latest fiscal year. The Diluted Weighted Average Shares Outstanding is the number of shares of common stock that would be outstanding if all convertible securities were converted to common stock, on average over the period.
Total Assets Current assets plus non-current assets.
Total Cash Dividends Paid Total of all cash dividends paid out.
Total Cash from Financing Activities Total of all cash generated from financing activities.
Total Cash from Investing Activities Total cash inflows/outflows from a company's investment activities.
Total Cash from Operating Activities A firm's earnings from normal operations, minus the everyday costs of doing business.
Total Current Assets Sum of all categorized current assets.
Total Current Liabilities The sum of accounts payable, short-term debt, accrued expenses and other current liabilities. This number ought to be smaller than total current assets.
Total Debt Total Debt equals Short Term Debt + the current portion of Long Term Debt and Capitalized Lease Obligations + Long Term Debt + Capitalized Lease Obligations.
Total Equity The sum of preferred stock equity and common stock equity.
Total Extraordinary Items Total Extraordinary Items represents the sum of Accounting Change, Discontinued Operations, Extraordinary Item and Tax on Extraordinary items.
Total Inventory Merchandise bought for resale or supplies and raw materials purchased for use in revenue producing operations. Typical Accounts: Inventory; Materials and supplies; Raw materials; Work in process; Finished goods; Merchandise; Merchandise in transit; others.
Total Liabilities The sum of total current liabilities and total non-current liabilities.
Total Long Term Debt Total of all long term debt obligations of one year or more.
Total Operating Expenses This is the total of the individual operating expense line items, i.e. the sum of all expenses associated with the normal course of running a business.
Total Receivables, Net This represents money owed to the company by customers for goods sold or services rendered, but not yet collected. This includes the trade receivables, finance receivables, and sales receivables.
Total Revenue Total of all the money (or other items of value) that came into the company during the given period. Revenue includes everything: sales, interest income, proceeds from the sale of a subsidiary, and so forth.
Trade Date The date of the previous trading day. "Recent Price" is the closing price taken from this day.
Treasury Stock - Common Stock reacquired by a corporation to be retired or resold to the public. Issued but not outstanding.
U.S. GAAP Adjustment Adjustments made for Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
Yield This value is the current percentage dividend yield based on the present cash dividend rate. It is calculated as the Indicated Annual Dividend divided by the current Price, multiplied by 100.
Yield - 5 Year Average This value is the average of the dividend yield over the last 60 months.
Ytd Price Percent Change The % change in the latest closing price of the stock vs. the closing price at the beginning of the calendar year.

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